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Can a Disney Vacation Be Educational?

Travel is one of the most educational life experiences to give a child. A trip to Walt Disney World is no different. Disney Parks attractions are interesting, educational, and fun at the same time! There are valuable learning opportunities for your children in every subject area. For geography buffs, there are entire countries to explore. Get hands-on, in depth experience from around the world in Epcot’s World Showcase. Epcot offers cool "Kidcot" stops for extra learning fun! Children can try food and drinks from other countries, and even meet Cast Members from those actual countries who come to work at Disney. Your child will also see the different architecture and dress, hear languages and music, and taste foods of many different cultures.  For those who love history, especially American history, there is plenty to see! Walking through Liberty Square in Magic Kingdom is like going back to Colonial America. Take a ride on the Liberty Square Riverboat or enter the Hall

Ears the News: August 3, 2018 Edition

Welcome to the latest edition of Ears the News Brought to you by our friends at . The American Heritage Gallery inside The American Adventure pavilion debuted its latest exhibit , “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art”. “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” at Epcot displays the work of contemporary Native artists alongside artifacts from centuries past, demonstrating how ancestral craftsmanship influences modern generations. Photo courtesy of . The 89 pieces on display represent 40 different American Indian tribes from seven geographic regions across the United State. “At Epcot, guests are invited to celebrate the limitless possibilities of human imagination and innovation.” said Melissa Valiquette, vice president of Epcot. “By showcasing artwork from so many diverse American Indian tribes, ‘Creating Tradition’ is a wonderful way to share a vital part of the United States’ culture w

Ears the News: January 5, 2018 Edition

Welcome to the latest edition of Ears the News Brought to you by our friends at . The American Adventure in Epcot's World Showcase will be closing for a month-long refurbishment later this month. The closure will begin on January 15 through to February 14. Similar to the recently reopened Hall of Presidents, expect to see upgrades to the projection system and a new finale film. The American Adventure last closed for refurbishment in the summer of 2007 which saw updates made to the finale of the attraction. Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade will return to a 3:00 PM start time as of January 1, 2018. The Liberty Square Riverboat at the Magic Kingdom will be closing for a 6 month refurbishment. The refurb is scheduled to begin on January 8 through to July 19. The Edison has soft-opened this week at Walt Disney World, and reservations can now be made for later in the month. Reservations can be made via OpenTable for dates beginning January 15,